Gilb Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Gilbert.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Gill, Gibb, Gil, Bill, Hild, Hils, Gell, Gille, Fill, Gilbo

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Gilb Family Origin

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Gilb Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    27%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Cigar Maker

    9%
  • Dairyman

    9%

In 1880, Laborer, Butcher and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilb. A less common occupation for the Gilb family was Dairyman. The most common Gilb occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Gilb's were Laborers.

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Gilb Historical Records

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Gilb Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Gilb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Gilb in 1954 was 55, and 65 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gilb

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